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Roman intaglio ring

Roman intaglio ring

Ca 300 A.D. silver and carnelian intaglio ring . The intaglio is of the roman eagle symbolizing the military power of Rome. The intaglio has a chip at the edge . ...

Gold Posy Ring

Gold Posy Ring

Gold posy ring with the engraved posy: " All that I desire of thee is to fear god and love" Ca 1680-1700 Makers mark: "IN" in shaped shield Width of band : 5 mm ...

Emerald cameo ring

Emerald cameo ring

"Large" carved emerald cameo in later 14 carat ring. The emerald cameo is carved from Indian material and could be from ca 1800-1830. The 14 carat gold mount is from...

Milton intaglio ring

Milton intaglio ring

Late seventeenth century silver ring with blue chalcedony intaglio image of John Milton. Since the publishing of Paradise Lost, john Milton entered the hall of great...

Roman gold ring

Roman gold ring

Small ancient Roman ring , the oval bezel is engraved with the image of Eros. The size indicates that it was a child's ring. Internal diameter of ring is 15 mm

Roman intaglio ring

Roman intaglio ring

Ancient Roman intaglio ring in "modern" high carat gold setting. The banded agate intaglio is ca second century A.D. and depicts the legend of Romulus and Remus bein...

Greek gold ring

Greek gold ring

Oval bezel engraved with Nike. Greek ca 400 B.C. The engraving is not for use as a seal. These forms of Greek rings are frequent and well known. Size of bezel:17 m...

Byzantine gold ring

Byzantine gold ring

Ca 8 th century Byzantine gold ring with engraved cipher . These ciphers appear in Byzantine architecture on the capitals of the supporting columns in churches, to d...

Late medieval silver ring

Late medieval silver ring

Ca 1450-1500 silver ring with a shield and reverse monogram of " L b ". Around the shield seem in black lettering "laul 'eus " All in deep seal engraving as to use ...

Late medieval silver ring

Late medieval silver ring

Ca 1450-1500 gilt silver ring, the design of the shape might be a throwback to the middle east and perhaps brought back by the crusaders. The top is fire gilt and th...

Medieval sapphire ring

Medieval sapphire ring

Ca 1400 gold ring with cabochon sapphire, and engraved shoulders. The underside of the sapphire is accommodated by the goldsmith with a dimple so as to house the who...

Blue chalcedony theater mask cameo ring

Blue chalcedony theater mask cameo ring

Blue chalcedony theater mask cameo , after the ancient , probably Italian ca 1600. A popular subject in ancient times for cameos and intaglios. "Large" in size for t...

Intaglio ring with three intaglios

Intaglio ring with three intaglios

Grand Tour gold ring , set with three intaglios. All the intaglios are Roman, hard stone gems. the ring is ca 1820-30 and made in 15 ct gold. Siza of bezel of centr...

Cathar gold ring

Cathar gold ring

Cathar gold ring, with the distinct Cathar cross.Ca 1200 Measurement of bezel: 6 mm Ring size : L + 1/2 = US 6 The Albigensian Crusade was a Crusade against ...

Red spinel and gold ring

Red spinel and gold ring

"Early" spinel "pebble" cabochon probably medieval,/ 16 century in later gold setting. The later ring is in the right style for an early medieval gem of this shape.T...

Sapphire stirrup ring ca 1400

Sapphire stirrup ring ca 1400

English ca 1380-1400 "wearable" gold and sapphire stirrup ring. One of the most recognized early medieval rings , as we know from painted portraits of the era of 130...

Antinous intaglio ring

Antinous intaglio ring

Eighteenth century carnelian intaglio ca 1760 in high carat gold setting . The setting is mid 19 th century. The measurement of the bezel:24.8 x 19.6 mm Ring siz...

Sixteenth century silver ring

Sixteenth century silver ring

Ca 1580 silver armorial seal cut signet ring with "T A" in mirror reversed engraving. The armorial shield is with three flowers tied to a branch. Central Europe , pr...

Eighteenth Century Cameo ring

Eighteenth Century Cameo ring

Eighteenth century cameo of the Roman Emperor Commodus who like Alexander the Great , liked to depict himself wearing the skin of the Nemean lion an thus liken himse...

Topaz ring with diamonds

Topaz ring with diamonds

Cushion shaped topaz with fourteen diamonds set in silver around the center stone. The setting of diamonds in silver was the norm as the whiteness of the setting wou...

Seventeenth century emerald ring

Seventeenth century emerald ring

Late seventeenth century gold ring with emerald and rubies. Probably Italian ca 1690 Measurements of bezel:8 x 6.6 mm Ring size :"N" = US 7

Sixteenth century cameo ring

Sixteenth century cameo ring

Italian ca 1550 agate cameo of Hercules completing his twelve labors. Modern high carat mount. Size f bwzel :14.3 x 12 mm Ring size :"M" = US 6 + 1/2

Byzantine silver seal in later ring mount

Byzantine silver seal in later ring mount

Byzantine silver seal of a bird with Greek lettering around it to form a circular seal. Ca 800 AD "modern" high carat gold mount, measurement of bezel:18 mm in diam...

Late Byzantine Silver Ring

Late Byzantine Silver Ring

Silver ring ca 1100 A.D.with seal engraved hawk/falcon and /motto?/ in reverse Greek lettering. size of bezel : 20 x 15 mm Ring size ;P = US 8

Seventeenth century armorial silver ring

Sixteenth century armorial silver ring

Ca 1500 seal engraved armorial silver ring of a heraldic lion. The plain silver ring is probably North Italian. Measurement of the bezel: 17 x 14 mm Ring size : O ...

Ancient “magical” amethyst ring

Ancient “magical” amethyst ring

A cabochon amethyst carved lettering in Greek round the edge.The method of the carving is ancient and probably Alexandrian from ca 200 A.D. I am sorry but I can't sh...

Armorial silver ring

Armorial silver ring

Armorial silver ring, with "large cut corner bezel. The ring was used as a seal, as it is dye engraved.In the top field on either side of the crown the monogram of ...

Diamonds and gold memorial ring

Diamonds and gold memorial ring

Antique diamond and gold memorial ring with black and white enamel.very finely worked wth an inscription in the back : "John Gardner 18 April 1804 Alt 73" Size of b...

Ancient intaglio ring

Ancient intaglio ring

Banded agate intaglio of Apollo, first century B.C. in Victorian high carat gold ring. Measurement of bezel: 15 x 12 mm Ring size: "P" = US 8

Cameo ring

Cameo ring

Early eighteenth century cameo of Emperor Claudius in a modern high carat gold mount. Measurement of bezel:25 x 19 mm Ring size : "P" + 1/2 = US 8

Roman gold ring

Roman gold ring

Ancient Roman gold ring with garnet.Ca 400 A.D. Measurements of bezel:14 x 11 mm Ring size : "Q" = US 8 + 1/4

Sixteenth century gold ring

Sixteenth century gold ring

Cast gold ring with enamel, and a garnet. Probably Spanish ca 1600. Measurement of bezel: 11.5 mm Ring size : "O" = US 7+ 1/4

Memento Mori Ring

Memento Mori Ring

Black enamelled gold , Memento Mori ring with the inside engraving of : " Gone before* Not forgotten" with two intertwining hearts following this massage. The ring i...

Roman gold “fede” ring

Roman gold “fede” ring

Ancient gold ring with chased bezel of clasping hands, as a "Fede" ring. These rings were made to celebrate betrothal, or a love token, or indeed just a symbol of fr...

Eighteenth century garnet and diamonds ring

Eighteenth century garnet and diamonds ring

English ca 1780 gold and diamonds and garnet ring, with "rope" decoration hoop. The tiny rose cut diamonds are arranged above the " heart" shaped garnet as a crown. ...

Gnostic intaglio ring

Gnostic intaglio ring

Rare Gnostic / magical / carved gem,intaglio of a "double Typhon" Ptolemaic era Alexandria ca 100 A.D. The ring is from a later date, high carat unmarked. Measurem...

1500 gold ring with garnet

1500 gold ring with garnet

Early ca 1500 European gold ring with cabochon garnet.The underside of the ring is engraved. The hoop or ring is circular in diameter. measurement of bezel 12 x 10 ...

Eighteenth century intaglio ring

Eighteenth century intaglio ring

A very finely carved carnelian intaglio of Emperor Galba, in a high carat gold "swivel" ring. These rings were popular in Rome and generally in Italy, during the per...

Roman intaglio of Chiron

Roman intaglio of Chiron

Ancient green jasper intaglio ring, depicting a centaur with bow and arrow. Centaurs were notorious for being wild and lusty, indulgent drinkers, given to violence w...

Seventeenth century gold ring

Seventeenth century gold ring

Ca 1630-40 gold ring with the initials of IHS/ "IHS" is sometimes interpreted as meaning Iesus Hominum Salvator ("Jesus, Savior of men" in Latin) Early seventeenth ...

Indian mutiny gold ring

Indian mutiny gold ring

22 carat gold ring, inscribed with the name of Color Sergeant Daniel Beare who fought in the British army during the Indian Mutiny in 1857 and was awarded the Indian...

Ancient intaglio ring

Ancient intaglio ring

Carnelian intaglio ca first century A.D. in later mount. The mildly domed intaglio is depicting three mounted riders.It has been suggested to me /with thanks to SW ...

Greek gold ring

Greek gold ring

Small gold ring with a chased female portrait. Western Greece ca 450 B.C. Such rings can be found in all major Museums.The portrait can be an actual portrait, or it ...

Hellenistic intaglio ring

Hellenistic intaglio ring

Hellenistic banded agate intaglio of ca 200 B.C. in Victorian gold setting.The intaglio depicts a warrior with a helmet. Ring ca 1880 Ring size:"M" + 1/2 = US ...

Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring

Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring

English ca 1380-1400 silver gilt iconographic ring. The !saddle" shaped bezel is divided by a "ridge". One side shows Joseph and the other shows Mary..The side of th...

Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar,medieval ring

Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar,medieval ring

Medieval silver ring with an inscription, of the names of the three wise man from the Bible...Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar. The actual spelling is " Iaspar, Baltazar...

Medieval fire gilt “diamond” ring

Medieval fire gilt “diamond” ring

English ca 1400 mercury gilt silver ring fashioned as if it held an uncut pyramid shaped diamond, as it's gold and "proper" diamond variant of the age. Measurement ...

The “Green Man”  gilt silver ring

The “Green Man” gilt silver ring

Fire gilt silver ring , probably Europe ca 1550-1580.The legend or mythology of the Green Man The mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the traditio...

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